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I Don't Have To Know How It Works To Use It!

Posted on 01/12/2022
Filed under: Common Sense Behavioural Issues

When you switch on a television set do you ever consider that you should know how it works? Do you concern yourself with how the picture (signal) arrives in your sitting room, or are you like me and plug it in, aim the remote control and press the button to receive a programme, which is all I need to know and I have to say, is a great improvement on having to balance on the arm of a chair with the aerial held high to stop the 'snow storm' reception on the screen.  In exactly the same way, I have...

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The New Audio Version of "The Dog Listener"

Posted on 16/11/2022
Filed under: Behavioural Issues

After quite a wait, and a transfer of publishing rights I can, at last, offer a talking version of my book "The Dog Listener". Over the years many people have requested an audio version of my book, either because it is their preferred method for absorbing information, or perhaps they may be vision impaired, or simply because it is so easy to listen to in the car. However, the original publishers never decided to issue an audio version. Now however, I am authorised to do so myself. At last! We couldn’t afford Dame Judy Dench, or Dame Maggie Smith, so...

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DISTRACTION IS NOT A BEHAVIOUR SHAPING TOOL

Posted on 07/11/2022
Filed under: Common Sense Behavioural Issues

Although “distraction” can have a place when working with your dog, particularly in an emergency, I am often told by owners that continually distracting their dog is the only way that they cope with undesirable behaviour, perhaps by throwing a toy or piece of food to stop the dog from doing something that they would rather it didn’t. However, distraction is only a quick fix or temporary measure and can never actually change the dog's mind about why it feels it needs to act in a certain way. If it is used regularly, the dog will also become wise to it and...

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Brand New Audio Version of "The Dog Listener"

Posted on 31/10/2022
Filed under: Behavioural Issues Courses

  After quite a wait, and a transfer of publishing rights I can, at last, offer a talking version of my book "The Dog Listener". Over the years many people have requested an audio version, either because it is their preferred method for absorbing information, or perhaps they may be vision impaired, or simply because it is so easy to listen in the car. However, the original publishers never decided to issue an audio version. Now however, I am authorised to do so. At last! We couldn’t afford Dame Judy Dench, so it is me reading my words and although...

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2022 Course Dates!

Posted on 14/10/2021

NEW DATES I am delighted to announce the new 2022 dates for my Foundation and Advanced Courses in Amichien Bonding. These courses are for everyone that wants to know what makes their dogs tick, how they really think, and how best to communicate with them to help you enjoy a peaceful and happy relationship. To find out more detail on the courses, just follow the link below and select the type of course you are interested in from the drop down box, then press "search". Hopefully, you will find a date that fits in with your own plans for 2022 and,...

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